It put out its strong hand as it spoke, and clasped him gently by the arm.
"Rise! and walk with me!"
And with this command, Ebenezer Scrooge is transported into the Past, where he will re-live the true nature of his youthful self. Before the night is through, miserly Scrooge will encounter two more Ghosts, of Present and Future, and experience a radical moral transformation.
A Christmas Carol is a tale of bitterness and woe, of regret and redemption, and charity towards all mankind. Dicken's classic fable continues to entertain, enlighten, spook, thrill, and inspire generations of fans to this very day.